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Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years
News

Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years

Removal of DPRK from list of noncompliant countries clears way for its athletes to compete under own flag at Olympics

Global anti-doping body ends restrictions on North Korea after over two years
Shreyas ReddyShreyas Reddy January 30, 2024
North Korea expands coastal fencing in likely bid to stop defections by sea
Analysis

North Korea expands coastal fencing in likely bid to stop defections by sea

NK Pro analysis shows DPRK added or renovated over 300 miles of fencing, justifying it as effort to keep out disease

North Korea expands coastal fencing in likely bid to stop defections by sea
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jacob Bogle January 30, 2024
Deciphering reports of North Korean workers’ strike in Chinese textile factories
Analysis

Deciphering reports of North Korean workers’ strike in Chinese textile factories

Experts weigh in on whether large-scale action took place and how years of unpaid wages could have sparked a backlash

Deciphering reports of North Korean workers’ strike in Chinese textile factories
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Lina Park January 29, 2024
Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea
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Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea

Georgy Zinoviev also warned Seoul not to supply weapons to Kyiv if it wants to maintain ties with Moscow

Russia’s new ambassador to ROK denies any weapons trade with North Korea
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin January 29, 2024
North Korea fires several cruise missiles on east coast: ROK military
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North Korea fires several cruise missiles on east coast: ROK military

Launch comes days after DPRK reportedly test-fired a nuclear-capable cruise missile

North Korea fires several cruise missiles on east coast: ROK military
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin January 28, 2024
North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK
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North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK

But expert calls report, which fails to reveal official statistics, a routine bashing of countries hostile to DPRK

North Korea blasts ‘rampant violence’ against youth and women in UK
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin January 26, 2024
North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report
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North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report

Light water reactor may help DPRK produce up to a dozen new nuclear weapons per year but unclear if fully online

North Korea regularly operating new nuclear reactor at Yongbyon: Report
Anton SokolinAnton Sokolin January 26, 2024
Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting
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Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting

Two-day Politburo meeting follows Kim's announcement of new 'local development 20×10 policy' earlier this month

Kim Jong Un lays out 10-year plan to fix ‘backward’ economy at Politburo meeting
Colin ZwirkoColin Zwirko January 25, 2024
North Koreans warned to brace for frigid weather as cold snap grips peninsula
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North Koreans warned to brace for frigid weather as cold snap grips peninsula

Experts say millions residing outside Pyongyang at particular risk of exposure as temperatures plummet well below zero

North Koreans warned to brace for frigid weather as cold snap grips peninsula
Joon Ha ParkJoon Ha Park January 24, 2024
Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review
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Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review

South Korea pressures China about its forced repatriation of DPRK escapees for first time at Universal Periodic Review

Seoul condemns Beijing over North Korean escapee issue at UN human rights review
Ifang BremerIfang Bremer January 24, 2024
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